Android Overload: 10 New SE Devices Add CyanogenMod Support, Qualcomm Announces Dragonboard and More


Bing, bang, boom. It’s time for another great episode of the Android Overload! This is the place where we drop all the news stories we couldn’t get to throughout the day (we’re only human). Don’t worry, in a few more weeks those chimps with type writers we ordered online will arrive soon and help out. Until then — enjoy!

  • CyanogenMod adds official support for 10 new Sony Ericsson devices. [XperiaBlog]
  • Adobe AIR for mobile devices now supports NFC. [RWW]
  • The US International Trade Commission agrees to investigate HTC’s September dispute with Apple. [Electronista]
  • Qualcomm has announced the Dragonboard, a full set of Android development reference hardware based around the APQ8060 S3 Snapdragon.
  • Japan’s KDDI has announced a trio of waterproof Android handsets in the Sharp AQUOS IS12SH, NEC MEDIAS BR, and Kyocera Digno. Also headed for KDDI are the Fujitsu-Toshiba Arrows Z, HTC EVO 3D, and Motorola Photon. [Engadget]
Chris Chavez
I've been obsessed with consumer technology for about as long as I can remember, be it video games, photography, or mobile devices. If you can plug it in, I have to own it. Preparing for the day when Android finally becomes self-aware and I get to welcome our new robot overlords.

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  1. waterproof and ruggedized handsets in the US please. and please don’t make me choose between durability and sweet functionality.

  2. Yes, it should be mandatory to have full waterproof functionality on all top tier phones. I’d gladly pay an extra hundred dollars for this feature alone. I bet we wouldn’t be able to count the number of phones fried in water.

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